Kulgam: Police in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district Police have issued a statement that fake news is being circulated on social media claiming that an encounter has started at Lakdipora. However, they have clarified that no such incident has taken place in the district.

Srinagar based News Agency Kashmir Scroll quoted officials as saying that the public is urged to not pay attention to these rumors, and the authorities have warned that strict action will be taken against those spreading false information.

The officer said that It is important to rely on verified sources of news and exercise caution while consuming information online.